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The crowstarver

Author: Dick King-Smith
Publisher: London ; New York : Doubleday, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1926, a childless couple takes in an abandoned baby boy who, despite being mentally handicapped, grows to display special talents, and finds a happy niche for himself in their English countryside community.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick King-Smith
ISBN: 0385410085 9780385410083
OCLC Number: 41405464
Awards: Winner of Smarties Book Prize Bronze Award 1998
Winner of Times Educational Supplement NASEN Award 1998
Short-listed for Smarties Book Prize 9-11 Category 1998
Description: 187 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Dick King-Smith.

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